First debuted at the PMA show back in January, the J50 represents an attempt to put the style back into affordable, closely resembling the more expensive and well-regarded F-series cameras. A JPEG file is usually interfered with by the processor. Luckily it’s not a major format that a DSLR, for instance, would use. Fujifilm must mean easy in Japanese as the menus have always been easy to navigate and this one is no different which is great if you’re a newcomer to digital photography. The plastic used is rough and feels flimsy. All 10 external controls are clearly labeled using industry-standard symbols and terminology.

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Fujifilm FinePix J50 Digital Camera Review

Design follows conformity as all the wheels and buttons are situated to the right with the 2. It’s more likely you’ll take a photograph with a landscape in it.

Other than that, the Fujifilm Finepix J50 is well constructed and designed with no obvious signs of corners being cut. There is no histogram either in shooting or playback mode. Create a free account to like this page. By using our service, you agree to our use of cookies. Intellectual property fights in photography disheartening.

As with most other Fujifilm digital cameras, the Fujifilm FinePix J50 has a Menu button on the rear of the camera which, as you would expect, gives you access to the software menu system.

The ratchet on the mode dial has a click to it that sounds cheap and the navigation button clicks when pressed suggesting nothing is flush underneath.


It automatically chooses the best combination of ISO speed and shutter speed, helping to freeze the action and reduce the blur and noise often associated with low-light photographs.

But then do you want to have to take a tripod with fuij In summary the Fujifilm Finepix J50 is a simple, fairly responsive, point-and-shoot digital camera with the added bonus of a versatile 5x zoom lens. I can’t see an ounce of difference between the two shots.

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Performance If you look at other reviews on ePHOTOzine, you’ll see a pattern emerging with how the colours are judged on the colour test chart.

The Finepix J50 is one of two new models in a completely new lineup of beginner-friendly cameras from Fujifilm. It’s not a major issue, it just looks like sloppy design and thought process. Once you have captured a photo, the Fujifilm Finepix J50 has quite a good range of options when it comes to playing, reviewing and managing your images.

Even though I had doubts with the skin tone tile on findpix colour test chart, the skin looks balanced and realistic. In fact, the up button is used to adjust the screen brightness and this is signified by a sun icon.

It’s not the best performer but you can get in relatively close to your subject and still get some decent detail. Detail starts to degrade from ISO which is the reason I’m glad it’s capped at the next setting. With dimensions of The lower quality shows itself in the materials used for the mode dial and navigation pad.


A JPEG file is usually interfered with by the processor. Talk me out of sending back my Christmas present. The portrait image is under exposed possibly a compensation effort because of the bright day. Join For Free Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.

Fujifilm FinePix J50 Digital Camera Review

You must be a member to leave a comment. See price on Amazon. I thought that maybe it would play down the colour boosts of the processor to give a less saturated look to the image. TerryMcK and 59 others liked this. Verdict The features found on the J50 could be a bit more extensive even at this price point.

Announced Jan 24, The only thing that I didn’t like was the USB port, which protrudes from the right side of the camera body. The Fujifilm Finepix J50 is fairly pleasing on the eye, with a stylish silver colour scheme also available in black and a slightly rounded, compact appearance.

The bright sunlight has caused the camera to stop down and unfortunately it’s underexposed slightly.